Indiana SBDC

Launch Your Own Business: A Sound and Proven Path held at Hammond INnovation Center

Event Status: Open   
Event Date: 11/19/2013
Time: Tuesday - 6 to 8 PM
Contact: Maggie, (219) 644-3513
Center: Northwest ISBDC
Event Location: Hammond INnovation Center, 5209 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320-1719
Description: This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership success. Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. This class will help you evaluate your business idea with that end in mind. Prepare yourself to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase your chances of accessing capital.

This workshop is based on the ISBDC's A Sound and Proven Path Towards Launching Your Own Business Workbook, available at all ISBDC offices. A free copy of this 60 page step-by-step workbook will be distributed to participants and used during the class.

Following this course, ISBDC Business Advisors located across the state, will be available for free one-on-one business consulting, which includes market research and financial diagnostic reports, to help you implement your strategic plan and provide ongoing guidance as you grow your business.

Workshop Covers: 1) Identify Personal Objectives, Skills, and Resources 2) Describe Your Business Idea and Requirements 3) Develop A Sales Forecast 4) Identify Start-Up Expenses 5) Estimate Your Operating Budget 6) Analyzing Your Feasibility Results
Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning
Instructions: Once you have registered online, call 219-644-3513 to confirm your reservation with your $25.00 payment. Pre-Payment and Pre-Registration are required. NO payment will be accepted at the door. If you registered online and want to mail a check or money order payment, please send the payment at least two weeks in advance of the workshop to NWI SBDC, 9800 Connecticut Dr., Crown Point, IN 46307 attn: Maggie


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Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.